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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #513

True Believers: Captain Marvel — The New Ms. Marvel #1 (of 1) — Writer: Chris Claremont;  Pencils: Dave Cockrum;  Inks: Bob Wiacek;  Colors: Mary Ellen True Believers: Captain Marvel — Avenger #1 (of 1) — Writer: David Michelinie;  Pencils: John Byrne;  Inks: Klaus Janson;  Colors: Sharen True Believers: Captain Marvel — Betrayed! #1 (of 1) — Writer: Chris Claremont;  Pencils: Michael Golden;  Inks: Armando Gil;  Colors: Michael Golden Captain Marvel: Braver and Mightier #1 (of 1) — Writer: Jody Houser;  Art: Simone Buonfantino;  Colors: Erick Arciniega The Captain Marvel movie debuts next week, and Marvel’s certainly ready: they’ve been publishing their “True … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #507

Invaders #1 — Writer: Chip Zdarsky;  Art: Carlos Magno with Butch Guice;  Colors: Alex Guimaraes Marvel Comics Presents #1 — Creators: Various Black Widow #1 — Writers: Jen and Sylvia Soska;  Art: Flaviano;  Colors: Veronica Gandini Why so much focus on the Submariner lately? He’s becoming a major Avengers villain, with Mad Max-y armor and a meaner, deadlier damn-the-surface-world attitude, while also co-starring in a revival of the original-team Defenders; this week, he’s featured prominently in two new series: the revived Invaders #1, and the anthology Marvel Comics Presents.  Well, Marvel’s celebrating their 80th anniversary this year, and Prince Namor was their first … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #501

True Believers: Fantastic Four: Skrulls #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby True Believers: Fantastic Four: Puppet Master #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby True Believers: Fantastic Four: Mad Thinker #1 (of 1) — Writer: Stan Lee;  Pencils: Jack Kirby;  Inks: Dan Ayers This week’s best bargains, as they often are, are the Marvel “True Believers” $1 reprint books — for $3, you can get copies of Fantastic Four #2, 8 and 15, all by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee, from back when the FF was Marvel’s flagship comic, and Spider-Man and the … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #497

Green Lantern #1 — Writer: Grant Morrison;  Art: Liam Sharp;  Colors: Steve Oliff Sideways Annual #1 — Writer: Grant Morrison with Dan Didio;  Art: Will Conrad and Cliff Richards;  Colors: Hi-Fi Suicide Squad: Black Files #1 (of 6) — Creators: Various Batman #58 — Writer: Tom King;  Art: Mikel Janin;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Justice League #11 — Writer: Scott Snyder;  Art/Colors: Francis Manapul United States Vs. Murder Inc. #2 — Writer: Brian Michael Bendis;  Art: Michael Avon Oeming;  Colors: Taki Soma The biggest news this week is Grant Morrison’s return to DC with his new ongoing Green Lantern;  it’s crammed … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #489

Archie 1941 #1 (of 5) — Writers: Brian Augustyn and Mark Waid;  Art: Peter Krause;  Colors: Kelly Fitzpatrick Cemetery Beach #1 (of 7) — Writer: Warren Ellis;  Art/Colors: Jason Howard MCMLXXV #1 — Writer: Joe Casey;  Art: Ian Macewan;  Colors: Brad Simpson Moth and Whisper #1 — Writer: Ted Anderson;  Art/Colors: Jen Hickman A ton of good comics were released this week — enough to cover 35 of them here  — so let’s get started:  we’ll begin with the indy titles, since they’re such a diverse and high-quality group.  Archie 1941 imagines Archie and the crew graduating high school the year … Continue reading

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